Keynote speakers

Please find below our keynote speakers.

We are in the midst of confirming other speakers who will all be giving keynote presentations during the Heat Pump Conference 2017. Come back later to see the names of more confirmed speakers.

Plenary Opening session

  • Jean-François Gagné, Head of the Energy Technology Policy Division, the International Energy Agency, France
  • Micheal Taylor, Senior Energy Analyst, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), United Arab Emirates
  • Karim Amrane Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), United States
  • Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Germany
  • Prof. Kensuke Fukushi, Tokyo University for Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science, Japan

Technical Conference sessions

  • Prof. Kiyoshi Saito, Waseda University Tokyo, School of fundamental science and technology, Japan
  • Prof. Xu Wei, Chairman, China Committee of Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (CCHVAC), China
  • Prof. Dr. Stephen Harrison, Queens University Canada, Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Canada
  • Prof. Neil J. Hewitt, Director of the Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Ulster University, United Kingdom
  • Alexander Cohr Pachai, Johnson Controls, UNEP, Denmark
  • Jan Grift, Senior Energy Analyst, Energy Matters, the Netherlands
  • Dr. Bruno Michel, Zürich Research Laboratory, IBM-Research, Switzerland
  • Dr. Walter Mittelbach, SorTech AG, Germany
  • Thomas Nowak, General Secretary, European Heat Pump Association, Europe
  • Dr. Burkhard Sanner, Past President, European Geothermal Energy Council, Europe
  • Cooper Zhao, Deputy Secretary General, China Heat Pump Alliance, China
  • Denis Tanguay, Chairman of the Canadian Heat Pump Association, Canada